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Meal plate and development

Sunday Times Japanese farmers collecting their water melon harvest during a hot summer. Pic by Prof. Jay Rajasekera, International University of Japan. Komagata-san, a Japanese farmer living in a rural village, made a remarkable comment about “development”, while we were his invited guests having lunch at his home. I was with my wife, accompanied by … Continue reading

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50 Days Of Madness by the executive & MR……

……..Courage Of Speaker & Supreme Court & Calmness By The People: A Tribute To A Stoic Nation By Vishwamithra (Colombo Telegraph) “Reputation is for time; character is for eternity.”  ~ J. B. Gough It was indeed a fascinating period of time. The Executive branch of our government ran amok; it did not understand the fundamentals of democracy, leave … Continue reading

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The problem in undermining the minorities

    Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe in conversation with Leader of the Opposition and TNA R. Sampanthan during a parliamentary session  while Yahapalana regime was in power (AFP) President Maithripala Sirisena restored a shaky and unhealthy political situation in the country to a certain degree by reappointing Ranil Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister. Political analysts term this … Continue reading

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HOW LAWMAKERS PROSPER WITH TAXPAYERS’ MONEY

By Kamanthi Wickramasinghe (Daily Mirror)   One of the easiest ways to earn thumping amounts of money is to become a politician in Sri Lanka. That too with no prior qualification or meeting an eligibility criteria. With all due respect to educated politicians such as Lalith Athulathmudali, Lakshman Kadirgamar among others, today’s political culture doesn’t … Continue reading

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